Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out.
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Not everything which is bad comes to hurt us.
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Old wine and friends improve with age.
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Hasty climbers have sudden falls.
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A little man often cast a long shadow.
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Bed is the poor man's opera.
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There is no robber worse than a bad book.
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Beware of one who has nothing to lose.
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Who goes to Rome a beast returns a beast.
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Of what does not concern you say nothing good or bad.
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After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
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He that jokes confesses.
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When the danger is past God is cheated.
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Our last garment is made without pockets.
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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box.
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The person who lives by hope will die by despair.
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To him who is determined it remains only to act.
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Speak of the Devil and he appears.
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If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.
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He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
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Often he who does too much does too little.
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The fool has to do at last what the wise did at first.
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Big mouthfuls often choke.
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He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.
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The healthy die first.
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He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope.
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Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy.
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Hunger is the best sauce.
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The person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.
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He who knows little quickly tells it.
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The right man comes at the right time.
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Never do that by proxy which you can do yourself.
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He who is not impatient is not in love.
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Substance is not enough, accident is also required.
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The buyer needs a hundred eyes; the seller but one.
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If the wife sins, the husband is not innocent.
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Misfortune does not always result in harm.
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Moderate profits fill the purse.
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Where gold speaks every tongue is silent.
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Money begets money.
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If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity.
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Voice of one, voice of none.
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The best way to get praise is to die.
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When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom.
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Reason lies between the bridle and the spur.
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The rich never have to seek out their relatives.
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The just man may sin with an open chest of gold before him.
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After the ship has sunk, everyone knows how she might have been saved.
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He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue.
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At a round table there is no dispute about place.
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The best armor is to keep out of range.
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A hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a single ounce of debt.
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Of the wealth of the world each has as much as they take.
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Public money is like holy water; everyone helps himself to it.
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